Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.
Listen Up! Northwest program 23 features stories about educational institutions and approaches to learning.
* Trends show that universities are entering into more research contracts with private corporations for funding. Find out how this impacts many decisions we make and affect the quality of education for undergraduate students (Sue Supriano, Eugene OR)
* Unschooling is a movement in response to the structured style of mainstream schooling in North America. We listen to how one young woman decided to âunschoolâ herself at the age of fifteen. (Julie Sabatier, Portland, OR)
* Most schools focus on math and language arts, but some people have other interests and approaches to learning. The Seattle Vocational Institute offers a program that teaches trade skills and a second chance to those who may have not finished high school. (Katie Arrants, Seattle, WA)